|Peles Castle ~ Former Royal Residence|
Authors: Virginia Cristu and Carmen Rachiteanu (translated by Doina Motas) Arta Grafica Publishing House, Bucharest (Romania), 1969, 72 pp.
Keywords: Ploesti - Sinaia - Prahova Valley (Peles Castle); Count Dracula Realm; Museum of German Neo-Renaissance Style
|TSVP Veteran Voices: James Shuster (Long Form) - The Social Voice Project|
James S Shuster (1922-2012) of Carnegie, Pennsylvania talks about his experiences as a B-24 pilot in the United States Army Air Corps (455th Bomb Group) during WWII. He is credited with flying 51 missions aboard his Liberator,"The Pittsburgh Babe," including three top secret missions. Mr. Shuster was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal with three oak clusters; he is a member of The Hall of Valor, Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum, Pittsburgh, PA...
Keywords: life stories; oral history; WWII; Pittsburgh; veterans; B-24; Tuskegee Airmen; Italy; Greece; Ploesti
|Albert Berkowitz 13october2010 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Christa)|
Albert Berkowitz was a docent at the Yiddish Book Center for ten years. He began by talking about his family, especially his grandmother (the only of that generation he ever knew) from Rumania. He described how his grandmother came to Staten Island with her children (some by marriage - she had three husbands, all of whom she outlived - and some her own) after selling all of her assets after her third husband died...
Keywords: Advice; Family history and stories re. ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language (feelings of/about; meaning; descriptions of); Immigration; Migration; and place; Music; Press; Radio; Career and Professional Life; World War Two; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; United States; Yiddish Book Center; Food and culinary traditions; Transmission (intergenerational; cultural; social... parenting); Roots/heritage; Urban; Assimilation; Washington; D.C; Classical music; philharmonic; New York City; U.S. Maritime service; docent; English tutor; Tibet; literacy; mamaliga; Ploesti; Rumania; grandmother; kosher; shabbes; chorus; Young at Heart